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File #: Int 0058-2006    Version: Name: Businesses that use bicycle operators and delivery services post signs at the place of employment detailing proper bicycle safety procedures.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 2/15/2006
Enactment date: 3/28/2007 Law number: 2007/010
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the posting of signs setting forth bicycle safety procedures at the place of employment of businesses that engage in delivering packages, parcels, papers or articles of any type by bicycle.
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Alan J. Gerson, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Jessica S. Lappin, Miguel Martinez, Michael C. Nelson, James Sanders, Jr., David I. Weprin, John C. Liu, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Vincent J. Gentile, Daniel R. Garodnick
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 58 - 2/15/2006, 2. Proposed Int. No. 58-A - 2/5/07, 3. Committee Report 2/5/07, 4. Hearing Transcript 2/5/07, 5. Committee Report 3/14/07, 6. Hearing Transcript 3/14/07, 7. Fiscal Impact Statement, 8. Local Law, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3/14/07
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
3/28/2007AGale A. Brewer Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/28/2007AGale A. Brewer City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/28/2007AGale A. Brewer Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/14/2007AGale A. Brewer City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/14/2007AGale A. Brewer City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/14/2007*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/14/2007*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/14/2007*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Transportation Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/14/2007AGale A. Brewer Committee on Transportation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/5/2007*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/5/2007*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/5/2007*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2006*Gale A. Brewer City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/15/2006*Gale A. Brewer City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 58-A
By Council Members Brewer, Gerson, Gonzalez, James, Koppell, Lappin, Martinez, Nelson, Sanders Jr., Weprin, Liu, Recchia Jr., Gentile and Garodnick
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the posting of signs setting forth bicycle safety procedures at the place of employment of businesses that engage in delivering packages, parcels, papers or articles of any type by bicycle.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 10-157.1 to read as follows:
10-157.1 Signs with bicycle safety procedures.  a.  Every person, firm, partnership, joint venture, association or corporation subject to the provisions of subdivision a of section 10-157 of this chapter shall post one or more signs at each employment site summarizing:
(1) the responsibilities of bicycle operators and businesses pursuant to section 10-157 of this chapter; and
(2) the provisions of the vehicle and traffic law, administrative code of the city of New York and department of transportation traffic rules and regulations that the commissioner of transportation in his or her discretion determines are most important for the safe operation of bicycles.
b.  Every sign required pursuant to subdivision a of this section shall be:
(1) in English and Spanish and any other language spoken predominantly by any bicycle operator utilized by the business; and
(2) posted in a manner conspicuous to bicycle operators utilized by the business and to patrons of the business present at the employment site.
c.  The commissioner of transportation shall promulgate such rules and regulations as may be required to effectuate the purposes of this section, including rules and regulations governing the content, size and manner of display of signs required pursuant to this section and shall make a model sign available on the department of transportation's website.
d.  The violation of any provision of subdivision a or b of this section shall be a violation triable by a judge of the criminal court of the city of New York and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than two hundred and fifty dollars or imprisonment for not more than fifteen days or both such fine and imprisonment.  In addition, any person who violates any provision of subdivision a or b of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty of three hundred dollars.
e.  The provisions of this section shall be enforceable by the police commissioner.
ยง2.  This local law shall take effect one hundred twenty days after its enactment into law.
 
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